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Shakespeare had no BlackBerry and Aristotle mananged without an iPhone

All of our technology is completely unnecessary for a happy life: Bono and Bob Geldof should be campaigning to 'make wealth history', write…

Started by sabelmouse

20 Nov 18, 2009
Reply by MisterShadow


I just watched a documentary about octomom and I was frankly horrified at people’s reactions to her. There were people saying that she's pa…

Started by Morwenna Hitch

16 Nov 18, 2009
Reply by sabelmouse

Brixton Pound Launch

Last week saw the launch of Brixton's local currency, the Brixton Pound, with much fanfare. In this interview, we get the details on the…

Started by sabelmouse

0 Nov 17, 2009

There's No Party Like...

a Communist's party. What is your favorite politcal party/method of governance? It doesnt have to be one that works or exists or has been…

Started by Chris

33 Nov 16, 2009
Reply by Chris

Could Apple pull off the Tablet?

If Apple does produce this Tablet, I think it'll be the operating system that makes or breaks it. If it ships with OS X Snow Leopard, or ev…

Started by Mr. Morozov

2 Nov 15, 2009
Reply by Mr. Morozov

Living in a Sizeist Society: Woman Attacked on Evening Commute

British businesswoman Martha Coupe was sitting in an almost-empty train car on the way back from work. Suddenly, someone screamed "You big…

Started by sabelmouse

16 Nov 15, 2009
Reply by sabelmouse

To pee or not to pee

Staff at Wimpole Hall using their new Staff at Wimpole Hall using their new "pee bale" to aid composting. Phot…

Started by sabelmouse

6 Nov 14, 2009
Reply by Mr. Morozov

Are global warming and deforestation too scary for Sesame Street?

Scaring kids might not be the best approach, but we shouldn't avoid talking about 'scary' subjects with children altogether * Comments (27…

Started by sabelmouse

13 Nov 14, 2009
Reply by sabelmouse

Debate: Modern Pork Production and H1N1

Appearing on the Ellen Degeneres Show, the author Jonathan Safran Foer complained about factory farming and blamed it for the proliferat…

Started by sabelmouse

8 Nov 13, 2009
Reply by sabelmouse

Christianity and Communism

One of the thoughts that I have been considering on my considerable ride home from work recently is the relationship between Christianity a…

Started by Mike Bogue

76 Nov 13, 2009
Reply by Bryan Rosander, FL


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